Invitation for Expressions of Interest Journal of Critical Realism (JCR) is the Journal of the International Association for Critical Realism (IACR), established in 1997 to foster the discussion, propagation and development of critical realist approaches to understanding and changing the… Read More »Volunteer editorial positions with the Journal of Critical Realism
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Several critical realists working in applied linguistics recently took part in a webinar organised by the Kyoto chapter of the Japanese Association for Language Teaching (JALT). In this panel Jérémie Bouchard (Hokkai Gakuen University, Sapporo), Dominic Edsall (University College London,… Read More »Critical Realism in Applied Linguistics
About the Prize: The Cheryl Frank Memorial Prize is awarded annually for a book that constitutes, motivates or exemplifies the best and/or most innovative writing in or about the tradition of critical realism, published in the previous year (2021). The… Read More »Winner of The Cheryl Frank Memorial Prize 2022 announced
By Margaret S. Archer Poland has been an outstanding supporter of Critical Realism ever since I started giving Masterclasses in Warsaw, as many will have noted from their hosting of the online IACR conference of 2020. Our colleagues there are… Read More »Critical Realism in Poland
We have three items of news in this guest post from Catherine Hastings 1. The conference website is now live! The 2022 conference will be held in The Hague, The Netherlands 8-9 August Pre-conference PhD workshop programme 10-12 August Conference… Read More »IACR 2022 annual critical realism conference details
Guest post by Priscilla Alderson. The 2022 critical realism Zoom course for beginners, based on Roy Bhaskar’s course for doctoral students, was convened by Priscilla Alderson and Rob Faure Walker at University College London. It is now on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeod4lGHw8s18DVo7t-w5KQ.… Read More »Videos from UCL course on critical realism
Nominations are now open for the 2022 Cheryl Frank Memorial Prize. Nominations should be made to the IACR General Secretary, Catherine Hastings, email@example.com by 31 May, 2022. The Cheryl Frank Memorial Prize is awarded annually for a book that constitutes, motivates… Read More »Nominations Open – Cheryl Frank Memorial Prize
A guest post by Ruth Groff. Zoom format – March 5th & 6th, 2022. Note the rapidly approaching deadline for submissions: 9th January. The Critical Social Ontology Workshop is an annual interdisciplinary venue for radical thinking about the metaphysics of… Read More »Call for Papers: Critical Social Ontology Workshop
A guest post by Jamie Morgan (firstname.lastname@example.org ) Critical realists and those influenced by them have a longstanding interest in environmental issues: Clive Spash, John O’Neill, Petter Naess, Leigh Price, Jin Xue, Ted Benton, Andrew Sayer and many others. Drawing… Read More »The Future is Now: global heating and COP hot air?
Our series of online workshops introducing critical realism will be starting next week. These free learning opportunities are intended to support PhD students or early career researchers who would like to learn about critical realism and its use in social… Read More »Online workshops introducing critical realism starting soon!